After graduating with a BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance, Tim qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996. By 1998 he had specialised in Corporate Finance becoming a Partner in a practice offering independent advice to the owner-managed business sector. Tim became a Partner of Aston Ventures in 2004, a Private Equity business, managing a portfolio of businesses as a Non-Executive Director. From this he has obtained a depth of experience in corporate matters including Taxation and HMRC enquiries. In 2014, Tim became Deputy Chairman for the Knox Group of Companies. He utilises his experience to guide clients through the investigations and enquiries process.